The Elevator Pitch series conducted by The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India – ASSOCHAM, was is a perfect example of how start-up Ideas in Kerala can best reflect globally. More than twenty startups have presented products in the Pitch Series. The ASSOCHAM Startup Launch Pad is an opportunity for startups to connect with industry and business leaders and Highnetworth Individuals.
Best of opportunity for startups
Early-stage startups with 2 years of experience and established startups with 5 years of experience could participate in the process. In Kochi, Kerala Startup Mission set the stage for ASSOCHAM Elevator Pitch. Assocham Chairman Anil Khaitan said that they aim to support the country’s goal of 50,000 startups by 2024. Kerala Startup Mission CEO Saji Gopinath said the Startup Ecosystem is capable of understanding the real issues of the society and Assocham is able to do significant contribution in solving them.
Bio-degradable straw to technology detecting food adulteration
Blessing Palms that produces Bio-Degradable Straw topped the pitching session. Brain Wired, an AgriTech company that provides unique livestock health monitoring and solution, became the second, while Vibrathon that detects adulteration in food reached the third position. Selected startups will be invited to the Grand Finale to be held at the Statue of Unity. They will also be eligible for expert coaching at the New Delhi Institute of Management. Winners will receive prize money worth Rs 1.5 Cr